Kuala Lumpur, 10 September 2012

Azman Hisham Che Doi Appointed CEO of the SIDC

The Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC), the training and development arm of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), has appointed Azman Hisham Che Doi as its Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

Azman brings to the position two decades of diverse finance and capital market experience gained from the industry, regulators and academia. He started his career in fund management in 1992 and later joined University Utara Malaysia in 1994 as an academic staff. Azman joined the SC in 1998 where he was primarily responsible for establishing the licensing examination framework for the Malaysian capital market. As an experienced certified training professional, Azman subsequently also managed the training division of the SIDC. Prior to his CEO appointment, Azman oversaw the entire operations of the SIDC in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer. He was also involved in various consulting projects, both local and international, during his professional career.

The SIDC is a leading developer and provider of capital market training and investor education to retail and institutional investors, market intermediaries, regulators and company directors for the local and international markets. It supports the regulatory functions of the SC by setting competency standards for the capital market industry through licensing examinations and continuing education initiatives for intermediaries, as well as by delivering financial literacy programmes to cultivate smart investors. The SIDC also actively develops new talent for the industry through its tailor-made graduate development programmes.